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Kontakte by Karlheinz Stockhausen in Four Channels

Analysis Notes, October–November 2008, April 2009

Key Characteristics

Unison marker, and two layers.

  • quasi-canonic interplay (imitation)
  • RF and LB (axis)
  • “wooden” resonated tone
  • whirling pan
  • axis pairing of channels (LF / RB; RF / LB)

Analysis of the Section (spoken)
Excerpt of the Section (audio)
[4ch] [LB] [LF] [RF] [RB]

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